Best South Africa Family Accommodation

We’ve tried and tested all the family accommodation we recommend, which means you can count on great service, a warm welcome and child-friendly settings when you stay at any of the hotels, resorts, villas and lodges in our collection of South Africa’s best family accommodation.

If you prefer to set your own daily schedule, you’ll find our private residences and safari villas are ideal – they are fully serviced and located in cities, on beaches and in Africa’s top wildlife reserves. Our hand-selected family hotels and resorts range from boutique hotels to big-brand names, all with the indispensible facilities and activities your family wants on vacation. Since we’re the South Africa Safari Experts, you’ll find our choice of family lodges offer a safari experience for everyone, from malaria-free parks with children’s clubs for under-12s, to big-game adventures from camps with teen-friendly Wi-Fi, and comforts to suit grandparents, too. 

Browse our selection of South Africa’s best family accommodation and let us know which you’d like to include in your safari holiday package.

South Africa Family Accommodation: Our Experts Recommend

  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

    From $195
    Per person sharing
    Location: Cape Town, South Africa

    Offering grand, timeless luxury in the centre of Cape Town, the famous "Nellie" will appeal to families as well as discerning travellers.

  • Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

    From $425
    Per person sharing
    Location: Eastern Cape, South Africa

    A great Garden Route add-on, this small but activity-packed & child-friendly lodge sits in a malaria-free reserve in the Eastern Cape.

  • The Homestead at Phinda

    From $535
    Per person sharing
    Location: Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

    The Homestead at Phinda is an exclusive-use, award-winning villa in the magnificent Phinda Reserve in kwaZulu-Natal where you can spot both black and white rhino.

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